Politics

Netanyahu leaves for peace talks in the US

By Andy Rice 31 August 2010

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has left Israel for the US, where he will hold talks with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. US President Barack Obama will be present, as will King Abdullah of Jordan, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Tony Blair. Everybody is being extremely tactful and careful at this time, as this is the first time in 21 months that Israel and Palestine are talking to and not shooting at each other. The talks should start on 2 September in Washington. Read more: Jerusalem Post, CNN and the AFP.

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